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Hester A. Pennington

91-year-old Cisne resident, Hester A. Pennington, died Saturday, January 24 at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center in McLeansboro.  She was a homemaker, taught Sunday School at Round Prairie General Baptist Church where she was a member for many years and was a member of the Geff Ruritanettes. Surviving are a son, Kim (Kathy) Pennington of Cisne; […]

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Burnel Isaacs

79-year-old Fairfield resident, Burnel Isaacs, died at 12:50 p.m. Friday, January 23 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He owned and operated West End Motors in Fairfield for over 30 years and did some timber and oil field work.  He attended the Flora Assembly of God Church. Surviving are his wife […]

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Headlines for Sunday, January 25, 2015

During last Tuesday’s North Wayne Unit school board meeting, the 2015-2016 school calendar was approved.  The first day of attendance for students will be on Friday, August 14th.  Also during the meeting, all administrators were rehired for the coming school year.  They include Kevin Bowen as Cisne High School Principal, Julie Bullard as Johnsonville Principal, […]

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Doris S. Maguire

89-year-old Doris S. Maguire died at 6:15 a.m. Friday, January 23 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.  She was a longtime Fairfield resident and served as a nurse in many capacities, and was a nurse in the Cadet Core. Surviving are two daughters, Susan Beaulieu and Dena Maguire Young both of Dahlonega, GA; one son, Jerrel Driver […]

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Glenda Kay (Upton) Whitlow

60-year-old Fairfield resident, Glenda Kay (Upton) Whitlow, died at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 22 at Deaconess Hospital in Evanvsille, IN.   She was a nurse. Surviving are her husband John of Fairfield; one daughter, Melissa Dale of Norris City; one son, Scott Dale of Bloomington, IL; one grandchild and five step-grandchildren; five sisters, Paulette Browning of […]

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Peggy Sue Baker

Peggy Sue Baker

53-year-old Bluford resident, Peggy Sue Baker, died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 22 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  She was a retired employee of Airtex in Fairfield. Surviving are her husband John of Bluford; her mother, Dorothy Hedden of Wayne City; two sons, Ryan Hedden and wife Jennifer of […]

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Leland J. Frey

81-year-old McLeansboro resident, Leland J. Frey, died at 7:40 a.m. Thursday, January 22 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.  He was a supervisor and a machinist and employed for Joy Manufacturing for 20 years.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and was a member of St. Clements Catholic Church in McLeansboro, […]

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Headlines for Saturday, January 24, 2015

20-year-old Ivan D. Hinds, Jr. of Albion has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty Friday to a felony charge of domestic battery.  Hinds was arrested after he beat and attempted to strangle 49-year-old Ivan Hinds Sr. during an incident in October of last year.   Hinds Jr. will have to serve another […]

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Ted G. Cook

81-year-old Louisville, IL resident, Ted G. Cook, died Friday, January 16 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He operated heavy equipment throughout his life, working for Geneva Construction and Harold Ray, and attended the Flora Assembly of God Church. Surviving are his wife Joan of Louisville, IL; children, Douglas (Deborah) Cook […]

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Headlines for Sunday, January 18, 2015

Two Carmi residents were cited following an accident in rural White County Saturday evening.  State police say 57-year-old Stephen C. Nichaus  was southbound on White County Road 1375E approaching the intersection with White County Road 800N and failed to reduce speed at the intersection, causing the vehicle to leave the roadway, enter a ditch and […]

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